The Board of Forestry and Fire Protection tasks a number of committees in support of the Board's mission. These committees provide research, analysis, and documentation to assist the Board members in setting policy and decision making.

Forest Practice Committee:

 

MISSION & GOALS

The FPC is a standing committee of the Board.  The mission of the FPC is to evaluate and promote an effective regulatory system to assure the continuous growing and harvesting of commercial forests and to protect soil, air, fish and wildland, and water resources.

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Rich Wade, Chair

Mike Jani, Member

Katie Delbar, Member

 

STAFF MEMBERS

Eric Hedge

eric.hedge@bof.ca.gov


Management Committee:

 

MISSION & GOALS

The mission of the Management Committee is to evaluate and promote long-term, landscape level planning approaches to support natural resource management on California’s non-federal forest and rangelands.

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Chris Chase, Chair

Marc Los Huertos, Member

 

STAFF MEMBERS

Matt Dias

matt.dias@bof.ca.gov 


Resource Protection Committee:

 

MISSION & GOALS

The mission of the Resource Protection Committee is to develop and promote a policy and regulatory program that implements fire safe land use planning and effective vegetation management, pursues a fire prevention program in alignment with the State Fire Plan, and improves forest and rangeland health in California.

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Darcy Wheeles, Chair

Sue Husari, Member

J. Keith Gilless, Member

 

 

STAFF MEMBERS

Edith Hannigan 

edith.hannigan@bof.ca.gov